…the floor, people gravitate to them. I understand why. They're friendly, fruity and informal. Tenuta San Antonio's 2010 Monte Garbi is a Valpolicella Superiore in the Ripasso style. Grown in vineyards at 1000 feet, the grapes are Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina and Oseleta 10%.
I tried not to like this one, but it's all there. Fruit, balance, peace, love, happiness. It's good. This is an easy one to love, even if it is just …
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Tenuta Il Poggione 2012 Rosso di Montalcino
"Il Poggione's 2012 Rosso di Montalcino bursts from the glass with sweet red cherries, raspberries, pomegranate and spices. This is a superbto drink now or cellar."
A note from the Tenuta Il Poggione winemaker, Fabrizio Bindocci:
Once again the forecasts for bad weather that were to affect our zone have come true.
Yesterday, we have had a day of sun, with minimum temperatures of 0° C. and maximums of 7° C. and this morning, when we left our homes, the sky was clear and the sun was shining.
In the course of the morning, clouds covered the sky and it began to snow on Mt. Amiata.
As I have said, a drop of temperatures below 0° C. would …
…Quintarelli inside. I have a little Viviani, and the wine is ageing well. Anything that Tenuta San Antonio makes will eventually land on m table. But Corvina is not my passion. I like the wines very much, especially in the region with the food and the friends I have made over the years. And that works out for me, every year during Vinitaly, same time next year scenario.
…with Sagrantino , I received a sample of the Tenuta dell 'Ammiraglia " Pietraregia" Montefalco . To break down the name, " Tenuta dell'Ammiraglia" is the name of the estate. " Pietraregia" is the actual name of the blend. " " is the aforementioned grape, which comprises 85% of the blend, along with 10% (typically a blending grape), and 5% . " di Scansano…
This past week, I spent many hours working, writing, meeting people, enjoying children, and harvesting some lavender on Sunday... which brings me to musings of lavender and wine publicist advice with Tenuta Polvaro. I felt guilty cutting some fresh lavender from my garden bees; but, then I remembered that the lavender is very much set [...]
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…south-western exposure that is found at 1250-1325 feet (350-400 meters) above sea level. It is located at the Tenuta Tignanello estate, where the soil is a hard limestone-rich rock known in Italian as albarese. Marchesi Antinori produced its first vintage of the wine in 1978 with an initial blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc, which was used once again in 1979. The blend was modified in following vintages with the introduction of Sangioves, which now makes up …
…one of Brunello's oldest estates. Alessandro is winemaker for Tenuta Il Poggione, one of three original producers of Brunello di Montalcino, who began making wine in the late 19th century along with Biondi-Santi and Frescobaldi. Now owned by the Franceschi family, this estate has some of the oldest vines in the appellation.
…start work with his father and brother, Guglielmo, on developing the family's Tenuta Santa Maria estate wines.
Ever the outdoors man, equipped with considerable energy and a lively, restless mind, Giovanni devotes time outside work on an eclectic array of interests and activities, from back-country snowboarding to scuba diving, cave diving, sailing and mountaineering, and commercial photography for design firms and architects. To his family's relief, a license to fly small aircraft …
Tenuta: The rich Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, this estate's iconic wine, is clearly in a modern key, but holds fast to the qualities of its local terroir. The labels of the bottles prior to the 2009 vintage presented the caption as " Tenuta di Castiglioni". The 2008 grape harvest on Frescobaldi's nine wine estates, located in various areas of Tuscany, ended on October 10. The 2008 spring will be remembered as the rainiest of the last few decades, with temperatures …